Acts 26:29
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English Standard Version
And Paul said, “Whether short or long, I would to God that not only you but also all who hear me this day might become such as I am—except for these chains.”

King James Bible
And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.

American Standard Version
And Paul'said , I would to God, that whether with little or with much, not thou only, but also all that hear me this day, might become such as I am, except these bonds.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Paul said: I would to God, that both in a little and in much, not only thou, but also all that hear me, this day, should become such as I also am, except these bands.

English Revised Version
And Paul said, I would to God, that whether with little or with much, not thou only, but also all that hear me this day, might become such as I am, except these bonds.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Paul said, I would to God, that not only thou, but also all that hear me this day, were both almost, and altogether such as I am, except these bonds.

Weymouth New Testament
"My prayer to God, whether briefly or at length," replied Paul, "would be that not only you but all who are my hearers to-day, might become such as I am--except these chains."

Acts 26:29 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Almost and altogether (ἐν ολίγῳ καὶ ἐν μεγάλῳ).

Lit., in little and in great; i.e., with little or with great pains.

Were (γενέσθαι)

Better, as Rev., might become. Agrippa's word, "to become a Christian," is repeated.

Except these bonds

An exquisite touch of Christian courtesy.

Acts 26:29 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

I would.

Exodus 16:3 And the children of Israel said to them, Would to God we had died by the hand of the LORD in the land of Egypt...

Numbers 11:29 And Moses said to him, Envy you for my sake? would God that all the LORD's people were prophets...

2 Samuel 18:33 And the king was much moved, and went up to the chamber over the gate, and wept: and as he went, thus he said, O my son Absalom...

2 Kings 5:3 And she said to her mistress, Would God my lord were with the prophet that is in Samaria! for he would recover him of his leprosy.

1 Corinthians 4:8 Now you are full, now you are rich, you have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God you did reign...

1 Corinthians 7:7 For I would that all men were even as I myself. But every man has his proper gift of God, one after this manner...

2 Corinthians 11:1 Would to God you could bear with me a little in my folly: and indeed bear with me.

that not.

Jeremiah 13:17 But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and my eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears...

Luke 19:41,42 And when he was come near, he beheld the city, and wept over it...

John 5:34 But I receive not testimony from man: but these things I say, that you might be saved.

Romans 9:1-3 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost...

Romans 10:1 Brothers, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.

Colossians 1:28 Whom we preach, warning every man, and teaching every man in all wisdom; that we may present every man perfect in Christ Jesus:

except.

Acts 12:6 And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains...

Acts 25:14 And when they had been there many days, Festus declared Paul's cause to the king, saying...

Ephesians 6:20 For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak.

Cross References
Jeremiah 38:20
Jeremiah said, "You shall not be given to them. Obey now the voice of the LORD in what I say to you, and it shall be well with you, and your life shall be spared.

Acts 21:33
Then the tribune came up and arrested him and ordered him to be bound with two chains. He inquired who he was and what he had done.

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